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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2020, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
http://www.thelanesarmoury.co.uk/ probably best...

http://www.thelanesarmoury.co.uk/

probably best to make no comments.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Tim Simmons
Rare until you find the chap with 3 of them...

Rare until you find the chap with 3 of them :shrug: . You have a wonderful collection.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Tim Simmons
Both African. The wooden piece is a Fon recade. ...

Both African. The wooden piece is a Fon recade. The knife is from the Congo I believe.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th June 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 171,330
Posted By Tim Simmons
French Guiana 1892

Wayana. Kalina.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By Tim Simmons
Just a postcard 1920 to show what a say.

Just a postcard 1920 to show what a say.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By Tim Simmons
Well at last it is here and it is a beauty. 1.27m...

Well at last it is here and it is a beauty. 1.27m long. shown next to a similar piece. The smaller version is made from a smooth close grained timber. As far as I can tell, not being an expert on...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st May 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,737
Posted By Tim Simmons
If you can get the handle off it will be easy to...

If you can get the handle off it will be easy to form another spacer from bone and when polished will fit in very well.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Tim Simmons
How fabulous to have all six of these. They will...

How fabulous to have all six of these. They will make a great display full of mystery and intrigue.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By Tim Simmons
What I do find interesting is that this new club...

What I do find interesting is that this new club is the second Amazon club like this piece which I have found in Australia. Makes me think of perhaps missionaries.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By Tim Simmons
Wayana club?

After selling the bulk of my collection I have finally added to the rump that is left, mainly from the Amazon. I know there is a limited interest in this material but I have to say having collected...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By Tim Simmons
What awful pictures and background to make...

What awful pictures and background to make judgement on this piece. A stÚne axe is pretty much of the same form the world over. One would tend to assume this sort thing most likely to be from PNG...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,671
Posted By Tim Simmons
mine

mine
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Tim Simmons
Religious club. Authority symbol.

I know this is not a weapon to cause physical damage but still of interest a think? If not then it can be removed.

Took me a while for the light bulb to come on. A catholic piece but from a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th April 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Tim Simmons
Really cool scabbard.

Really cool scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Tim Simmons
Yes Congo and appear to be Ngbandi probably other...

Yes Congo and appear to be Ngbandi probably other peoples too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,126
Posted By Tim Simmons
Just another thought after playing with some...

Just another thought after playing with some sticks. If I were to be brave enough to fight with the Antrim stick I would have my guard hand holding the end of the stick at the elbow to enable a full...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,126
Posted By Tim Simmons
Most enjoyable start to this thread. I have...

Most enjoyable start to this thread. I have always been interest in the simple stick and the club and all in between. The Antrim stick is similar to many fighting sticks world wide. It is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By Tim Simmons
Another modern ethno folding knife with a 7 inch...

Another modern ethno folding knife with a 7 inch stainless steel blade. As good as any Greek knife for boning out or filleting fish.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have not found that with my knife but I know...

I have not found that with my knife but I know some are terrible.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By Tim Simmons
This is thought of as an ethnographic...

This is thought of as an ethnographic knife.

http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=2168&highlight=nepalese+bowie
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th February 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By Tim Simmons
I always wanted one of this style.

I always wanted one of this style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,338
Posted By Tim Simmons
something similar

I have something similar with an 8 inch blade. I use it when on camping breaks and cooking on an open fire. I bought it from a sales base in the UK but they are hand made in Pakistan I believe. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By Tim Simmons
The one on the far right is African. A couple...

The one on the far right is African. A couple from the Philippines.. The rest SEA.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,294
Posted By Tim Simmons
Papua New Guinea and appear to be Asmat work.

Papua New Guinea and appear to be Asmat work.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,233
Posted By Tim Simmons
if you compare this kind of axe to the very...

if you compare this kind of axe to the very simple and very effective axe weapons of southern Africa you can see how a glancing blow might take half of you face off. An opponent is very unlikely to...
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